Corporate PhilanthropyLeadership

Toyota Canada Foundation Announces Scholarships for Black Students

Recipients to be selected and awarded by Black Business and Professional Association’s National Scholarship Program TORONTO, ON–The Toyota Canada Foundation has announced it will be funding scholarships for Black students pursuing post-secondary education in automotive technology. Toyota Canada Foundation scholarship recipients will be selected and awarded by Black Business and …

LeadershipNature + Wildlife

Nature Conservancy welcomes new chair, six newcomers to board

Toronto, ON–Leading non-profit conservation organization the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) appointed Mike Pedersen as chair of its Board of Directors. Pedersen first joined NCC in a volunteer capacity in 2017. For the past two years, he has served as vice chair. He succeeds Elana Rosenfeld, CEO of Kicking Horse …

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LONDON, UK–Givergy says it is now a carbon neutral company, committed to consistently improving their environmental performance. This announcement comes as the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report unequivocally highlights that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, and that our planetary boundaries are being stretched. Moreover, the report notes …

Human RightsLeadership

Cuso International Announces the Appointment of Nicolas Moyer as its new CEO

OTTAWA, ON–Cuso International, one of Canada’s longest serving international development organizations, today announced the appointment of Nicolas Moyer as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective October 1st, 2021. Initiated by a group of visionary university students six decades ago, today Cuso International’s operations extend through Sub-Saharan Africa, South and Central …

Indigenous PeoplesLeadership

Indigenous Educator to Lead First Ever Coast Salish-Owned Charitable Foundation

NANAIMO, BC–The newly-formed Kw’umut Lelum Foundation, created by Kw’umut Lelum Child and Family Services, today announced the hiring of Sharon Hobenshield, Ha-Youly, as Executive Director. “I am excited to be part of this new Foundation that is breaking new ground in self-determination,” said Dr. Hobenshield. “I really believe in Indigenous …


BC Cancer Foundation youngest board chair in their 86-year history

John McCarthy steps up as board chair VANCOUVER, BC–BC Cancer Foundation is thrilled to announce their new board Chair, John McCarthy from Burnaby, B.C. He is the youngest Chair in the Foundation’s 86-year history at age 31. John first joined the BC Cancer Foundation Board of Directors in 2018, most …

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FP Canada Research Foundation Board Announces 2021/22 Board of Directors

TORONTO, ON–The Board of FP Canada Research Foundation™ today announced the appointment of Caroline Dabu as the new Board Chair. The Board also appointed Carolyn Fallis, CFP®, as Vice-Chair and Cynthia Duncan, CFP, as Director. Dabu, who joined the Board in 2017 will replace John De Goey, CFP, FP Canada™ …

Education ProgramsLeadership

Equitable Life announces endowment in honour of retiring President and CEO Ron Beettam

WATERLOO, ON–Equitable Life of Canada is proud to announce that it is honouring the retirement of its President and CEO, Ron Beettam, with the creation of an endowment at Wilfrid Laurier University. The endowment will encourage and support students in the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics. The endowment will …


Sunnybrook Foundation announces Kelly Cole as incoming president and CEO

TORONTO, ON–The Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Foundation’s Chair Fred Waks and Vice-Chair Anne Odette Kaye announced the appointment of Kelly Cole as incoming president and CEO. After an extensive North American search and formal recruitment process, Kelly was selected for her proven track record of transformational leadership and commitment to …

Industry NewsLeadership

Paula Attfield adds CEO responsibilities at Stephen Thomas Ltd

Neil Gallaiford stays on as Chair of the Board as ST helps clients drive fundraising efforts during Covid-19 pandemic TORONTO, ON–Stephen Thomas Ltd (ST), Canada’s premier full-service agency specializing in branding, marketing and fundraising for the non-profit sector, announced today that Paula Attfield has ascended to the role of CEO, …